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MSF comments on the Draft Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) [refers to access to life-saving medicines]
Author: Médecins Sans Frontières
Author: IMF - International Metalworkers' Federation
The Free Trade Area of the Americas will present a major challenge for the labour movement....Although he [IMF General Secretary Marcello Malentacchi] says that fair trade is one of the best instruments for development, "certain fundamental conditions...
Author: Marc Cooper, Los Angeles Times
[FTAA - Free Trade Area of the Americas]: Critics want a partnership, but a more equitable one
Author: James L. Phelan, Grassroots Globalization Network
Recent Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz, along with well-known economist Paul Krugman, have of late made a flurry of public statements critical of the policies and processes of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank / IMF, and the...
Author: Kintto Lucas, Inter Press Service
Free trade in the Americas will not benefit the Latin American or Caribbean nations as long as the United States refuses to lift its import barriers, warns US economist Joseph Stiglitz, a winner of this year's Nobel Prize for economics.
Author: Commission of Inquiry into Corporate Conduct in the Americas
Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Corporate Conduct in the Americas
Author: Greg Avery, Daily Camera [Boulder]
The Boulder [Colorado, USA] City Council...voted Tuesday to oppose the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas agreement and to boycott World Bank bonds - two gestures of opposition to the rising tide of globalization.
Author: Jane Bussey, Miami Herald
After nearly seven years of attempting to lay the foundations for the Free Trade Area of the Americas, a 434-page text of the proposed accord suggests the nations agree on virtually nothing. The document was released by the governments of 34 countries...
Author: Andres Canizalez, Inter Press Service
The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), heavily promoted by the US, is an obstacle, not a tool for Latin American integration or development, agreed participants in a forum that concluded Friday in the Venezuelan capital. At the Summit on Social...